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Robert Gates, the former Secretary of Defense under Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama, has been appointed to the National Executive Board of the Boy Scouts of America (BSA). He will serve as president-elect and as a member of the executive committee of the Irving, Tex.-based organization’s board.
The number of grant recipients has increased during the first six months of 2013 and the median award size of the largest grant for organizations with government funding was 400 percent larger than that of organizations with no government funding.
The Alliance of Nonprofit Mailers (APM) will have a new executive director starting next year. Stephen M. Kearney today was announced as the next executive director, effective January. He will succeed Tony Conway, who will retire at the end of the year.
Federal workers will have more time to complete their charitable giving, due to the federal shutdown. The Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) giving period will be extended for an extra month.
Nonprofit sector representatives will once again descend upon the nation’s capital next month for the second annual Protect Giving Day, which will be held this year on November 20. The event’s sponsor, the Charitable Giving Coalition, is aiming for at least 200 nonprofit and foundation executives to meet with lawmakers and make their voices heard on tax reform and the preservation of the charitable tax deduction.
Nonprofits using older versions of GiftWorks donor management software have until March to decide whether to upgrade and shift to a subscription-based fee, a move that’s raised the hackles of some organizations.
Two men who posted video on Facebook of dislodging a rock formation in the Goblin Valley State Park in Utah last week have been removed from their positions as leaders of a local council of the Boys Scouts of America (BSA).
Philanthropist and community leader Cynthia Simon Skjodt is creating the Melvin Simon Chair in Philanthropy at the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy to honor her late father.
Eleven nonprofit direct response campaigns took 12 of the 90 awards presented last night during The Direct Marketing Association’s 2013 International ECHO Awards ceremony held during the organization’s annual conference in Chicago.
Arguing that the existing contract’s language is clear and unambiguous regarding which party owns intellectual property in question, a fundraising agency has asked a judge to dismiss a lawsuit brought by one of its former clients.